In ABOUT ENDLESSNESS we are guided through the world by the soft voice of a woman. It is a sort of fairy voice, a Scheherazade telling us the eternal story of the lives and endeavour of ...
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In a minor town the morose manager is primarily responsible for the bad atmosphere of a restaurant. But central for the plot are three persons: a male waiter who is never named (here called... See full summary »
Where are we humans going? A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. We meet people in the city. People trying to communicate, searching compassion and get the connection of small and large things.
Bengt C.W. Carlsson
After witnessing an act of unprecedented violence without even flinching, an emotionally numb real-estate agent visits his ailing mother at the hospital, and then, the graveyard. Is there a speck of happiness in this cruel and short life?
In ABOUT ENDLESSNESS we are guided through the world by the soft voice of a woman. It is a sort of fairy voice, a Scheherazade telling us the eternal story of the lives and endeavour of mankind: "I saw a child walking to a birthday party as it was raining heavily..." "I saw a boy who hadn't yet found love..." "I saw a man who didn't trust the banks anymore..." Led by this voice, we see the dealings of man and life in all its banality and grandeur through a series of apparently trivial moments that reflect life's splendour: a girl clutches the hand of a beloved boy for the first time; a father ties his daughter's shoelaces in the pouring rain; a young woman waits for her appointment - but also moments in which human cruelty is shown in all its banality - a man drags a cross; a crippled war veteran sits on the side of the road; a father holds his dead son in his arms - Like the horn of plenty of life itself, ABOUT ENDLESSNESS shows us the preciousness and beauty of our existence, ...